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What does Neelya mean?

Neelya Pronunciation of Neelya [neelya] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Neelya is "horn". Neelya is an alternate form of Nelia (Latin): short version of Cornelia.


Neelya has 4 variants: Neelia, Neelie, Nela and Nila.

Creative forms:
(female) Nalya, Nialya, ..

(male) Neele, Neelor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Neelya Shoshana (N.S.), ..

How popular is Neelya?

Neelya is an uncommon given name for females. Neelya is also a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Neelya (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Nila (#1797 a year ago) and Nelia. Adoption of these relations of Neelya was common 9 decades ago (usage of 0.01%) and is somewhat less today. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nelia, Nila in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Neelya and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Neelya is alike in pronunciation to Naila, Nalea, Neala, Nealla, Neely, Neila, Neilla, Nella, Nelley, Nelli, Nellie, Nelly, Neola, Noela, Noella, Nola, Noola, Nowla, Nuala, Nualla, Nula and Nyla. Other suggested similar names are Amelya, Deelia, Deenya, Delya, Geela, Geenya, Gelya, Keela, Keelia, Keely, Keelyn, Leela, Leelia, Leeya, Meelia, Melya, Neale, Neecia, Needia, Needra, Neel, Neelle (see Neilina), Neema, Neena, Neera, Neesha, Neile, Neille, Nel, Nelda, Nell, Nelle, Neriya, Nessya, Nevya, Noel, Noele, Noell, Noelle, Seelia, Seely, Teela, Tzelya, Veenya and Zeenya. These names tend to be more commonly used than Neelya.

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